A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE DESK OF: DR. SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI/GOV.CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Mar 2010 02:08:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
TELEGRAM: CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) FROM THE DESK OF: GOV. SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI WEBSITE: WWW.CENBANK.ORG PRESIDENCY- APPROVAL CODE:FGN/CBN/XX04 EMAIL:email@example.com RE: CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR CONTRACT/INHERITANCE PAYMENT FILE. Attn:Honorable beneficiary , I bring greetings to you and your family in the name of God.As am highly elated to inform you that the Federal Government of Nigeria as it in our agenda to revolutionize,pay-up our indebtedness and fight corruption in our country which is fast becoming a nightmare.These forms of corruption include:bribery,illegal use of public assets for private gain,fraud,embezzlement,misappropriation of assets to mention but a few. However,all hope is not lost as the acting President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has promised to turn things around,the reinstatement of the vigorous corruption commission (EFCC) which was a kind of fallen off in the past few years,he will like to see it come back to business to do what it is used to do to strengthen the anti-graft war. It might interest you to know that the President has taken a bold step to lift the MORATORIUM that was imposed on your funds,and has also apologized for the inconveniences this might have caused you and the delay in paying you your due funds . For this reason the Federal Government of Nigeria has set aside the whooping sum of 25 billion USD to pay-up her indebtedness in order to be exonerated in the country and internationally. I hereby send to you the information submitted by Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd, with an application to receive your contract/Inheritance payment valued at USD 10,500.000.00 on your behalf. Please as a matter of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and inform us if you are aware or know anything about this. 1. Did you instruct one Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd.Hong-Kong, whose information's is below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf? 2. Did you sign any "Deed of Assignment" in his favor thereby making him the current beneficiary with the following account details: Account Name: Indo-China Group Ltd Acct number: USD114-1025567-8, Bank Name: Standard Chattered Bank, Hong Kong, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111. Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this reputable office with Immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Mr. John Tsai to come for the claim of these funds, to enable me endorse for the final payment approval order on his behalf. Haven said this , please reconfirm the following personal information below for verification and documentation exercise. 1. Full name: 2. Residential address: 3. Phone/fax: 4. Age,sex and occupation You are also advice to stop further communication with the former Governor (Prof Charles C. Soludo) to avoid any delay in you receiving your overdue fund because the former Governor does not have access any more to our central system. Do not respond to any replica of this message without the presidential approval code above. we wait to hear from you soonest, and be rest assured of our professional service. Yours Faithfully, GOV. SANUSI LAMIDO SANUSI EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) PHONE+234-01-82-86-628